The trouble with schools is that not everyone wants their child to go to them. In 2019 when I was writing my book (let me get the plug out of the way) “A Head Full OF Ethos”, I quoted a Government statistic that reported in 2018 roughly 52,770 children in England were being educated at … Continue reading Is home schooling filling a gap in our curriculum offer?
The trouble with schools is that their staff could run the world if they put their minds to it. From the outset, I accept that I might be over stretching it with this one, but I hope you’d all agree that there’s quite a bit that needs sorting out in our world and who better … Continue reading Give Schools A Chance
The trouble with schools is that they have been knocked in all directions during 2021. Let’s ensure 2022 brings back stability and effective learning. Hi, apologies for the long gap since last writing, but I’ve had a lot on with my book. If you’re a regular reader of these blogs, you will have some idea … Continue reading A wish for 2022
This is the fourth in my series of 6 priorities I believe are essential, if we are to recover fully from the school closures. Hopefully, attention given to these six areas will not only help schools recover, but place them in a stronger position than before the closures. The 6 priorities are as follows: Become … Continue reading Recovering from Closure – Priority 4: Developing Extended Activities
The trouble with schools is that we’re all still closed. I wanted to write so much more in my last post, but I was falling into the trap I described in that post. It is important we pace ourselves. However maybe I should have sprinted last week as I’m probably too late in writing this … Continue reading Giving Yr11 and 13 a sense of purpose